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The Lum Edwards Collection
audio
eye 161,577
favorite 47
comment 11
These are the 1936 episodes I have. ( one 1935 as well ) 1936 PAGE 1937 PAGE 1938 PAGE 1939 PAGE 1940 PAGE 1941 PAGE 1942 PAGE 1943 PAGE 1944 PAGE 1945 PAGE 1946 PAGE 1947 PAGE 1948 PAGE 1949 PAGE 1950 PAGE 1951 PAGE 1952 PAGE
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Topics: Old Time Radio, Lux, Lux Radio Theater
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Westwood Associates
software
eye 22,262
favorite 141
comment 2
Published by Strategic Simulations, Inc. Developed by Westwood Associates Released 1991 Also For Amiga, PC-98, SEGA CD, SNES Genre Role-Playing (RPG) Perspective 1st-Person Perspective Theme Fantasy, Puzzle-Solving, Real-Time Misc Licensed Title Description Something evil is lurking below the city of Waterdeep. The Lords of Waterdeep summon a group of heroes to investigate, but someone or something has been watching the proceedings. After the heroes enter the sewers, the ceiling collapses...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Philip Francis Nowlan
audio
eye 20,822
favorite 3
comment 0
Armageddon—2419 A.D. is the first appearance of the character that would become Buck Rogers. First published in the August 1928 issue of Amazing Stories, followed by a sequel in March 1929. These two novellas would spawn a comic strip that would run for over 40 years, a radio series, a movie serial, and a bevy of imitators. (Summary by Alan Winterrowd) Narrated by Alan Winterrowd For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats...
Topics: Buck Rogers, science fiction, future
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Podcasts
by GothCast
audio
eye 66
favorite 2
comment 0
In this episode we discuss The Cure’s early career from Three Imaginary Boys to Pornography 
Topic: gothcast goth gothgoth goth podcast gothic
Community Video
by Tod Browning
movies
eye 188,410
favorite 39
comment 7
Dracula is a 1931 vampire-horror film directed by Tod Browning and starring Bela Lugosi as the title character. It was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
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Topics: dracula, 1931, horror, black and white
The Video Cellar Collection
by Helen Gardner
movies
eye 21,261
favorite 22
comment 3
Cleopatra is a silent film created in 1912 by Helen Gardner and the Helen Gardner Picture Players. The film, in which Gardner stars in the title role, was based on a play written by Victorien Sardou. In a series of elaborately staged tableaux, it depicts Cleopatra (Gardner) and her love affairs, first with handsome fisherman-slave Pharon, then with Marc Antony. The film features lavish sets and costumes and at just over an hour, it was considered fairly lengthy.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Cleopatra, Julius Caesar, Mar Antony, Helen Gardner, Charles Gaskill, Ancient Egypt, Ancient...
Prelinger Archives
by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 2,989
favorite 5
comment 2
Some good shots to be logged.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Prelinger Archives
by Ritter • Young • Lerner Associates
movies
eye 520
favorite 4
comment 1
Includes POVs and driving scenes in New York City (upper Manhattan).
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Prelinger Archives
by On Film, Inc.
movies
eye 132,338
favorite 310
comment 25
Thoughtfully made advertising sales promo film extolling 1950s suburbanites as citizens and consumers.
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Topics: Suburbia, Cold War, Consumerism
Prelinger Archives
movies
eye 126,390
favorite 125
comment 15
Footage from an atomic bomb test - probably Operation Tumbler-Snapper? The same footage also appears in "Operation A-Bomb (1953)".
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 15 reviews )
Topic: need keyword
Prelinger Archives
by Unknown
movies
eye 178,716
favorite 145
comment 47
Anti-pornography film produced by financier Charles Keating, linking pornography to the Communist conspiracy and the decline of Western civilization.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 47 reviews )
Topics: Culture wars, Sexualities, Pornography
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 6,589
favorite 7
comment 3
On the importance of specifying long-life cast-iron soil pipes when you build your new home.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Infrastructure: Construction, Houses and homes, Gender roles
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 33,896
favorite 25
comment 7
Synthetic fabrics plus electric laundry equipment make washday a pleasure. Host: Jeffrey Lynn.
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Topics: Materials: Synthetics, Home economics, Appliances: Sales
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 26,166
favorite 27
comment 9
Operations and ceremonies of the Detroit Police Department.
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Topics: Police, Detroit, Michigan
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 5,338
favorite 12
comment 1
Coca-Cola made this film to promote Coke use on the job. Three main ideas are expressed: (1) Workers must be spoken to in very simple language; (2) Replace bottles in the rack when you're finished with them; and (3) Mild stimulants go well with production. Contains many images of people, especially male and female workers on the job, drinking Coca-Cola; people eating lunch in a variety of industrial surroundings.03:54:35:23 Young woman in 1950s style one-piece bathing suit fluffs pad of beach...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 854
favorite 4
comment 1
1933 Chevrolet assembly lines, trees being sawed for lumber production, etc. etc. All kinds of footage of products used to create the Chevrolet car. Advertising 00:19:11:00 to 00:20:53:07 - superb segment of Southern blacks picking cotton (works perfectly for "slaves picking cotton"); MCU of faces, very sharp visual quality, beautifully composed. Blacks moving cotton bales on handcarts. Ends with black vocal quartet (3 men, 1 woman) singing old spiritual "Keep In the Middle of...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 4,635
favorite 1
comment 2
Safety in Industry
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 38,907
favorite 65
comment 7
Introducing the giant four-track tape cartridge, an obsolete consumer recording format that survived for eight years.
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Topic: Media: Tape recording
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 33,166
favorite 63
comment 12
Sales training film for duPont Film Division (cellophane), featuring an angel and devil monitoring the activities of bakery salesmen on earth, and explaining how packaging helps to sell food. In Kodachrome.
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Topics: Sales: Training, Heaven and hell, Food industry
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 31,072
favorite 56
comment 13
How to behave.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 13 reviews )
Topic: Social guidance
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 3,993
favorite 20
comment 1
Promotional film aimed at retail sales outlets of air conditioners; many different models are shown. Trips are promised to successful salespeople. Clips are shown of the many exciting vacation spots. Stock shots: Gold coin rotates 360 degrees; many CU of control panels of air conditioners; cheerleader in sweater with giant "W" on it; classic woman as bimbo looking at camera with incredibly stupid expression on face; full-screen golden Westinghouse logo Montage of 1960s people involved...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 25,799
favorite 10
comment 1
Announcement film introducing the new 1966 Chevrolet models. Skeletal entry
( 1 reviews )
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 857,423
favorite 42
comment 3
Actress Gale Storm and family take a road trip in their Chevrolet and review the do's and don'ts of auto traveling.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Tourism, Travelogues, Car culture: General
Prelinger Archives
by University of Southern Califonia (student film)
movies
eye 1.7M
favorite 131
comment 18
Imaginative film showing how automatic gadgets in homes and workplaces alienate people from one another.
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Topics: Technology: Critiques, Automation, Consumerism
PeriscopeFilm
movies
eye 187
favorite 2
comment 0
The Strategic Air Command, a WWII agency dedicated to organizing the U.S. nuclear defense systems, released this video around 1960 in order to inform the American Congress about a new communications system that cut down on reaction time to potential threats. The documentary describes the development and utility of the 465L computer system and why the effort is necessary for the Cold War effort. The 465L was one of the largest, most advanced computer systems developed during the time period, and...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
A/V Geeks
by Dept of Civil Defense
movies
eye 67,881
favorite 87
comment 12
Public service announcements by the U.S. Civil Defense office inform farmers what to do in case of nuclear attack using marionettes. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
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Topics: civil defense, atomic, puppets
Educational Films
by Dall, Christine; Calliope Film Resources, Inc; California Newsreel (Firm)
movies
eye 2,772
favorite 23
comment 0
From WorldCat: Blues music has its roots in the work songs, hollers, and spirituals of generations of black field hands--and blossomed into an art form in its own right during the social and economic transformations of African-American life in the early 20th century. Ma Rainey took the blues to a wider audience with traveling vaudeville shows, while Mamie Smith's recordings broke down barriers for black artists of all musical genres. With dozens of rare renditions of early blues songs, this...
Topics: African Americans, Blues (Music), Women musicians
Old Time Radio
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
audio
eye 139,604
favorite 62
comment 10
FORT LARAMIE Fort Laramie opened with "Specially transcribed tales of the dark and tragic ground of the wild frontier. The saga of fighting men who rode the rim of empire and the dramatic story of Lee Quince, Captain of Cavalry". When Norman Macdonnell created Fort Laramie in late 1955, he made it clear to his writers that historical accuracy was essential to the integrity of the series. Correct geographic names, authentic Indian practices, military terminology, and utilizing actual...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews )
Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Single Episodes, Fort Laramie, OTRR...
Old Time Radio
audio
eye 54,382
favorite 25
comment 10
1947-48 Series of Adventures on the high seas starring Elliot Lewis and later Howard Duff star as ship's master Philip Carney.
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Topics: Old Time Radio, Voyage of the Scarlet Queen
Old Time Radio
audio
eye 73,800
favorite 40
comment 8
Starring Gayne Whiteman, Margaret MacDonald, Bob Bixby and Betty Webb
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Topics: Chandu the Magician, Gayne Whiteman, Margaret MacDonald, Bob Bixby, Betty Webb, OTR
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Jules Verne
audio
eye 83,145
favorite 10
comment 3
LibriVox recording of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea by Jules Verne. (Translated by F. P. Walter.) Read in English by Michele Fry Originally published 1870, this recording is from the English translation by Frederick P. Walter, published 1991, containing the unabridged text from the original French and offered up into the public domain. It is considered to be the very first science fiction novel ever written, the first novel about the undersea world, and is a classic science fiction...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Jules Verne, biology, captain nemo, nautilis, ned land, classification of...
Classic TV
by Bernard Ebert, Mike Stokey
movies
eye 48,077
favorite 20
comment 2
The 1949 TV dramatisation of the Dicken's classic.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Classic TV, Drama, Short, Fantasy, Vincent Price
Classic TV
movies
eye 1,195
favorite 3
comment 0
Here is a roller derby game from 1951 featuring The Westerners vs The Pan-Jets.
Topics: Roller Derby, Sports, 1951, 1950s, Classic_TV
Classic TV Commercials uploaded by HappySwordsman
movies
eye 1,936
favorite 5
comment 1
I was bored, so I put together this compilation of nine 1950s commercials. These commercials had been uploaded individually, but here they are as a compilation. I hope someone finds this compilation to be of interest. (note: I have already uploaded a similar compilation to YouTube, so I advise against uploading this to that website).
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, Fifties, Advertising, Advertisement, Misc 1950s commercials
Classic TV
movies
eye 2,714
favorite 2
comment 2
Shotgun Slade | Season 1, Episode 30 | Originally Aired - May 13th, 1960
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Shotgun Slade, Western, Scott Brady, Classic TV, 1950s
Classic TV Commercials uploaded by HappySwordsman
movies
eye 238
favorite 1
comment 0
A rather ordinary 1956 commercial for Kit Cake, a brand of cake mixes. I also uploaded the show this commercial comes from.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1956, Advertising, Cake, Advertisement, 1950s
Classic TV Commercials uploaded by HappySwordsman
movies
eye 1,186
favorite 2
comment 0
A rare 1953 commercial for Maxwell House coffee, promoting that it used "flavor buds".
Topics: 1953, Television, Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, Fifties, Advertising, Old, Advertisement
Classic TV
movies
eye 682
favorite 5
comment 0
After the death of a knight of the Round Table, a young man enters a tournament that will decide who will fill the vacancy, but the other knights object to the young contestant because of his shabby appearance. Sir Lancelot intercedes for him.
Topics: classic tv, british, 1950s, action, adventure, action adventure, 1950s, colour, sir lancelot, color
Classic TV Commercials uploaded by HappySwordsman
movies
eye 397
favorite 1
comment 0
A 1954 commercial for Toni Spin Curlers.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Advertising, Toni, 1950s, 1954
Classic TV
movies
eye 11,106
favorite 5
comment 1
Sherlock Holmes - Season 1, Episode 7
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Sherlock Holmes, Mystery, Classic TV, 1950s
Classic TV Commercials uploaded by HappySwordsman
movies
eye 830
favorite 2
comment 0
A classic commercial for Bisquick, from the 1950s.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, Advertising, Advertisement, Bisquick
Classic TV uploaded by HappySwordsman
movies
eye 2,162
favorite 2
comment 0
1951 episode of the US sitcom "The Trouble with Father". In this episode, June is visiting a friend, and Stu thinks he can have the housework done easily & quickly by using planning and schedule. Hilarity ensues.
Topics: Classic TV, The Trouble with Father, 1950s, Fifties, Television
The Video Cellar Collection
by Aaron Spelling
movies
eye 40,617
favorite 48
comment 4
The only PD episode of Burke's Law. Episode Title: "Who Killed Jason Shaw" S1 E15 This show was originally set to air on 22 November 1963. It was pushed back by the network's coverage of John F Kennedy's assassination. This film is in the public domain because its copyright was not renewed in 1991, which was the necessary time for any film with a date in notice of 1963.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Classic TV, Gene Barry, Burke's Law, Millionare Detective
Old Time Radio
by Carlton E Morse
audio
eye 77,088
favorite 39
comment 7
Adventures By Morse – 1944 The title of this series refers to the writer and director of the show, Carlton E. Morse. There were 52 episodes of this thirty-minute adventure series featuring a San Francisco detective, Captain Bart Friday, and his sidekick, Skip Turner. Captain Friday and Skip roamed the world together seeking danger and solving mysteries. The stories told bordered on the supernatural, though there was usually a rational explanation for the superbly written terror-chillers.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topic: old time radio
Old Time Radio
by JGO Brunet
audio
eye 6,267
favorite 14
comment 0
Old Time Radio's Greatest Shows Production 1-02 : November 2014 Run Time : 3 Hours Remastered in High Quality 64kbps Mono to preserve the best presentation -------------------------------------------------- Presenting Old Time Radio's Greatest Shows podcast, three hours of the best radio shows ever broadcast! On this week's edition (November 2014), I spotlight some of my favorite series. The set begins with one of my all-time favorite situation comedies, The Life of Riley, which puts Junior's...
Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR, The Life of Riley, William Bendix, Alan Freed, The Six Shooter, James Stewart,...
Old Time Radio
audio
eye 10,900
favorite 13
comment 5
Old Time Radio's Greatest Shows Production 1-01 : October 2014 - Halloween Special Run Time : 3 Hours Remastered in High Quality 64kbps Mono to preserve the best presentation -------------------------------------------------- Presenting the premiere edition of Old Time Radio's Greatest Shows podcast, three hours of the best radio shows ever broadcast! On this week's edition (October 2014 - Halloween Special), OTR's spookiest shows are highlighted in a special Halloween treat for the whole...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR, The Life of Riley, Abbott and Costello, Suspense, Mercury Theater of the Air
Old Time Radio
by TCS
audio
eye 326,484
favorite 106
comment 9
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Topic: TCS OTR
The Video Cellar Collection
by Marshall Grant and Stanley Rubin
movies
eye 25,655
favorite 23
comment 6
Originally created as a pilot for a series of Holmes films this became a one off episode for the Lucky Strike sponsored "Your Show Time" series. It was originally aired on 25 March 1949 (Season 1 Episode 10)
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Topics: Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes, Speckled Band, Alan Napier, Melville Cooper, Alan Shields,...
Short Format Films
by KingWaylon - King of Vintage
movies
eye 738,129
favorite 209
comment 13
WOW!!! topless girls dancing (in colour). One girl gets a bit carried away thinking its a tits bouncing contest while the others dance in a more traditional 60s manner. Nice little film that you should enjoy from the late 1960s. Music by Lord Rockinghams 11, featuring Red Price (sax) and Cherry Wainer (electric organ) a big UK hit from 1958. AC3 audio codecs may be required.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 13 reviews )
Topic: Stripper - Strippers - Stag - Burlesque
Internet Arcade
software
eye 401,152
favorite 97
comment 9
Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom is a 1985 action arcade game developed and published by Atari Games, based on the 1984 film of the same name, the second film in the Indiana Jones franchise. It is also the first Atari System 1 arcade game to include digitized speech, including voice clips of Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones and Amrish Puri as Mola Ram, as well as John Williams' music from the film. Gameplay The player assumes the role of Indiana Jones as he infiltrates the lair of the evil...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Internet Arcade
software
eye 2,958
favorite 13
comment 0
Skull & Crossbones is a two-player arcade game developed by Atari Games. The game's player characters are One-Eye (player one) and Red Dog (player two), pirates on a venture to find a wizard who stole their treasure. Skull & Crossbones has seven game levels. In some ports of the game, the first six levels may be played in any sequence: One-Eye's Ship, Spanish Castle, Pirate's Ship #1, Ninja Camp, Pirate's Ship #2, Beach Cave, and Pirate's Ship #3. Once these levels are complete, the...
Internet Arcade
by Taito Corporation
software
eye 312,757
favorite 18
comment 2
Great Swordsman (グレートソードマン?) is a 1984 fighting arcade game developed by Allumer and published by Taito. Gameplay In Great Swordsman, one or two players can play while taking turns. Players control with two-way joystick and three buttons with different hit levels. Each for creating different level attacks. Like in Data East's Karate Champ, buttons must be held. If they are released, the players' characters will revert to their standing animation. Moves can be defended against...
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Internet Arcade
by Atari Games
software
eye 43,491
favorite 93
comment 7
Gauntlet is a fantasy-themed hack and slash 1985 arcade game by Atari Games. Released in October 1985, Atari ultimately sold a total of 7,848 Gauntlet video game arcade cabinets. It is noted as being one of the first multi-player dungeon crawl arcade games. Originally called Dungeons, the game was conceived by Atari game designer Ed Logg, who claimed inspiration from his son's interest in the paper-based game Dungeons & Dragons and from his own interest in 1983's Atari 800 home computer...
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Prelinger Archives
movies
eye 270,554
favorite 147
comment 20
from tape 0517 PA8151 Burlesque (including Sheree) 016.10, PA6908
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Topic: need meta
Prelinger Archives
by Hammid (Alexander) and Deren (Maya)
movies
eye 437,779
favorite 191
comment 33
Alexander Hammid's intimate study of a female cat and the birth and maturation of her five kittens.
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Topics: Animals: Cats, Animals: Behavior, Psychology
The Lum Edwards Collection
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
audio
eye 1.1M
favorite 296
comment 13
ADVENTURES OF PHILIP MARLOWE Elements of mystery have always been represented in literature, but the detective story didn't arrive on the scene until the mid 1800's. Edgar Allan Poe's The Murders in the Rue Morgue, published in 1841, was the first. The Murder's main character, C. Auguste Dupin, was a brilliant detective who relied on superior deductive powers to solve the crime. He and his unnamed narrator companion solved this and two other mysteries. Later in the 19th century Sir Arthur Conan...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 13 reviews )
Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Single Episodes, Adventures of Philip...
Old Time Radio
audio
eye 7,203
favorite 8
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“Psychedelic Promos & Radio Spots” is an outa-site eight-volume series that includes hundreds of (very slightly) trippy radio commercials for shuttered music clubs, new records and movies, upcoming concerts and discontinued products. from a half-century ago.You'll also hear   then-popular rock groups performing groovy advertising jingles for cereals, soda, shoe stores, jeans, hot dogs and deodorant. (My personal favorites are Iron Butterfly for Ban roll-on, and the Rolling Stones for...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: 1960s, vintage commercials, Top 40 radio, psychedelia
Old Time Radio
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
audio
eye 19,778
favorite 24
comment 3
AMERICAN HISTORY THROUGH THE EYES OF RADIO Through the magic of radio this unique collection of shows captures American History like no other medium can. From dramatizations of events prior to the formation of the United States and our fight for freedom from England through manifest destiny and our push to the Pacific Ocean. From live radio broadcasts of a date which will live in infamy to the resignation of a defeated and humiliated President and so much more. These shows will offer hours of...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Set, OTRR Certified Set, American...
Old Time Radio
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
audio
eye 44,328
favorite 44
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WORLD ADVENTURER'S CLUB The year is 1932, and the nation is still suffering from the effects of the Great Depression, recovery is in sight, fueled by industry success as much as government programs. The listeners of The World Adventerer’s Club and other travelogue series in this early part of radio’s Golden Age were offered glimpses of exotic places and extraordinary events without leaving their own front room. The renewed interest in far off lands and cultures was, at least in part, also...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Single Episodes, World Adventurers...
Old Time Radio
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
audio
eye 59,319
favorite 16
comment 0
CRUISE OF THE POLL PARROT In 1922, businessman Paul Parrot sold his shoe business "Poll Parrot Shoes" to the International Shoe Company, which was already selling Red Goose and Weatherbird shoes. The shoes were designed for children and so sponsoring a children's radio show seemed like a good idea. In 1937, they launched a syndicated children's serial named "Cruise of the Poll Parrot". The show was sold in thirteen segment blocks, and three complete blocks exist today....
Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Single Episodes, Cruise of the Poll...
Old Time Radio
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
audio
eye 251,063
favorite 194
comment 13
CRIME CLASSICS Crime Classics came to CBS September 30, 1953 and was a neat little series of "true crime stories". This show introduces itself succinctly: "A series of true crime stories from the records and newspapers of every land, from every time. Your host each week, is Mr. Thomas Hyland -- connoisseur of crime, student of violence, and teller of murders. " Thomas Hyland is played by Lou Merrill, although you'd never know it was an "actor" doing the part. The...
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Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Single Episodes, Crime Classics, OTRR...
Classic TV
movies
eye 11,670
favorite 7
comment 2
The Adventures Of Robin Hood ep 04 Friar Tuck
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: The Adventures Of Robin Hood, Classic TV
Classic TV
movies
eye 41,960
favorite 16
comment 5
The Adventures of Robin Hood ep 01 The Coming Of Robin Hood
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: The Adventures Of Robin Hood, Classic TV
Sci-Fi / Horror
collection
470
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38M
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Science Fiction and Horror films: monsters and aliens, space and time travel, experiments gone wrong, unimagined disasters.
Classic TV
movies
eye 24,080
favorite 22
comment 16
Failed TV pilot from 1961 called "Daddy-O". This sitcom pilot is filled with twists! Odd, But amusing. I think the reason it wasn't picked up is because they would of run out of storylines quickly. It's Worth watching.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 16 reviews )
Topics: Classic TV, 60's TV, 1960's Television, Sixties, Pilot, Public Domain, Rare, Retro
Computer Chronicles
movies
eye 9,671
favorite 1
comment 4
When Windows first came out, it needed help, from software add-ons and hardware add-ons. This program looks at some of the hardware products that helped make the early version of Windows work better. Demonstrations include the J-Mouse Keyboard, the Viewsonic 7 monitor, the Logitech TrackMan stationary mouse, Diamond's Stealth VRAM graphic acclerator and the SuperStar VLB card, WatchIt!TV, custom upgrades from Sigma Data, and the Weitek processor accelerator. Originally broadcast in 1992....
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: microsoft, mouse, trackball, accelerator, monitor, keyboard, graphics
Film Noir
by Edward J. and Harry Lee Danziger
movies
eye 20,898
favorite 24
comment 3
St. Benny the Dip is blessed with a marvelous cast. Dick Haymes, Lionel Stander, and Cosmo Topper himself, Roland Young, play a trio of small time hoodlums who disguise themselves as priests to escape a police dragnet. Finding themselves in an abandoned Bowery mission, the threesome take their masquerade to extremes, holding services and feeding the poor. This marvelous tale of redemption also stars a luminous Nina Foch as love interest and Freddie Bartholomew in his final screen appearance....
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Topics: Comedy, Film-Noir
Film Noir
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Because a reviewer stated that the audio is out of sync with the video, here's a link to a different transcoding that was derived from a different source file: CLICK HERE Cornel Wilde stars in an excellent noir. This copy is sharper than the one that was already here.
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Topics: Cornel Wilde, noir, Richard Conte, Brian Donlevy, Jean Wallace, Robert Middleton, Lee Van Cleef,...
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by Ray Cummings; Murray Leinster; Charles W. Diffin
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LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 06, June 1930 by Ray Cummings; Murray Leinster; Charles W. Diffin. Read in English by KHand; Tommy Howell; Mike Pelton; Zachary Brewster-Geisz; Marty; Greg Giordano Issue six of this seminal science-fiction magazine concludes the Ray Cummings story "Brigands of the Moon", and continues Murray Leinster's "Murder Madness". In addition there are three short stories, by various authors, and a short novel by Charles W. Diffin - Summary by...
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by Jack London
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LibriVox recording of The Sea Wolf, by Jack London. Read by Tom Crawford. The Sea-Wolf is a novel written in 1904 by American author Jack London. An immediate bestseller, the first printing of forty thousand copies was sold out before publication. Of it, Ambrose Bierce wrote "The great thing—and it is among the greatest of things—is that tremendous creation, Wolf Larsen... the hewing out and setting up of such a figure is enough for a man to do in one lifetime." (Summary by...
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by Samuel R. Delany
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Delany's first novel, from 1962, serves as a sort of prologue to the subsequent Captives of the Flame, 1963. Set several centuries after the Great Fire -- a nuclear holocaust -- a young woman seeks her destiny with the help of a four-armed youth. (Summary by BellonaTimes) Narrated by BellonaTimes For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Sea Stories by Various. Read in English by Lynne Thompson; Mike Pelton; Maria Kasper; Dan Craig; Jules Hawryluk; John Van Stan; Isana; Steve C; Phil Schempf; Carolin Ksr; Larry Greene; ScottReyonoldsVoice; Chris Ogilvie Most of us have passed through a period of life during which we have ardently longed to be, if not actually a rover, a buccaneer, or a pirate, at least and really a sailor! To run away to sea has been the misdirected ambition of many a youngster, and some...
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Librivox recording of An Antarctic Mystery or The Sphinx of the Ice Fields by Jules Verne read by Esther. Edgar Allan Poe’s telling of Arthur Pym’s narrative is shown to be true as events come together that bring out clues that help Captain Len Guy trace the fate of his brother’s ship the Jane; the very ship that Arthur Pym was on board at the time of his disappearance. Through the efforts of Mr. Joerling, the crew of the Halbrane is enticed to make the trip to Antarctica to search for...
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by A. E. W. Mason
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LibriVox recording of The Watchers by A. E. W. Mason. Read in English by Christine Dufour A dark tale of adventure, piracy, murder, and revenge set on a rugged Cornish island in the mid-1700s. Told with the literary excellence to be expected from the author of The Four Feathers, the tale begins with a dangerous youth who sat in the stocks, and a girl named Helen, and a gang of men watching a granite house at the edge of the sea. NOTE: Contains some language that would be considered offensive to...
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by Anna Katharine Green
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LibriVox recording of The Forsaken Inn by Anna Katharine Green. Read in English by Richard Kilmer Told from the perspective of a Mrs. Truax, the owner of an inn during the time of the American and French Revolutions, "The Forsaken Inn" is a locked-room mystery that keeps readers guessing about what has happened. A young couple stays at the inn for the night, and goes on their way in the morning ... and several years later, the bride's body is found in a secret room of the inn. Yet,...
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